Damning with Faint Praise
The winner of last month's "Now you tell me!" award was Charles Prince, Citigroup's recently named CEO, who stated in a presentation about the institution's global corporate and investment bank, "The era of the transformational merger is over."
Lehman Takes Control of Provisioning
Most enterprises still address the provisioning and de-provisioning of users with a motley assortment of disparate tools in multiple locations, inconsistent and unenforceable policies, manual processes, and teams of system administrators.
Bear Stearns Signs Up For Overseas Services
Bear, Stearns & Co. joined the growing number of financial-services
companies that are moving technology work offshore, naming India-based
Satyam Computer Services Ltd. as a preferred IT-services vendor.
Sungard’s New Focus
The company known for providing disaster-recovery services is now
offering broader information-availability services.
In this special report, "Channel Superstars", Bank Systems & Technology takes a look at some of the leaders and innovators in retail banking.
Online Banking Comes of Age
By keeping up to date with demands from online customers, banks finally are seeing increases in Internet traffic.
With an aim toward taking the pulse of the industry, BS&T spoke with innovators at all manner of financial institutions, from the corner credit union to the multi-state regional giant.
Banks Get the Message
Study shows U.S. financial services institutions are allocating more dollars to call center technology.
Channel Strategies On a Massive Scale
Scott Thompson's passion for his job is as pronounced as the Boston accent (and support of the Red Sox) he retains after a number of years in California in financial services technology.
The Check’s in the Mail
Concerns over compliance with e-mail-retention rules dominated a recent discussion moderated by Wall Street & Technology at InformationWeek's annual technology conference.
Greenbacks For Black Belts
With companies such as Bank of America and FleetBoston as supporters of the Six Sigma concept, experts in the management philosophy have become a valued resource.
Foreign exchange experts at Executive Technology Forum mull growth challenges.
Baseball Best Practices
As a lifelong, diehard, long-suffering fan of the Chicago Cubs, I'm still trying to salvage something positive out of the disappointing recent playoff experience.